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3DB3DC03D531720C872583DF00667E6E Hearing Summary


Date Apr 17, 2019      
Location SCR 357

HB19-1271 - Postponed Indefinitely

12:39:33 PM  
Senator Coram, co-prime sponsor, presented House Bill 19-1271, which clarifies the authority of the Colorado Water Conservation Board to augment stream flows with water that has been previously decreed for augmentation, without requiring a further change of the water right.
12:42:59 PM  
Kate Ryan, representing the Colorado Water Trust, testified in support of the bill.
12:43:57 PM  
David Taussig, representing the City of Thornton, testified in support of the bill.
12:45:07 PM  
Dan Biwer, representing the City of Greeley, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Ryan responded to committee questions.
12:49:22 PM  
Andy Jones, representing Central Colorado Water Conservation District and North Weld Water District, testified on the bill.
12:52:46 PM  
Eric Potyondy, representing the City of Fort Collins, testified in support of the bill.
12:53:22 PM  
Senator Coram made closing comments and requested that the committee postpone the bill indefinitely.

12:55:13 PM
Motion Postpone House Bill 19-1271 indefinitely.
Moved Coram
Coram Yes
Ginal Yes
Sonnenberg Yes
Danielson Yes
Donovan Yes
Final YES: 5   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details